Homebrew 6-HP Motorcycle Sets Biodiesel World Speed Record

Homebrew 6-HP Motorcycle Sets Biodiesel World Speed Record

Combine a whole bunch of parts from motorcycles, go-karts, industrial machinery, and even generators, and what do you get? In John Petsche's case, he not only built a motorcycle that runs on store-bought vegetable oil, he managed to take home a world speed record for the 350cc Alternate Fuel class... read more

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Citroen Survolt Concept at Le Mans

EVs On Track: Electric Car Versus Electric Bike

We've speculated before on the future of hot rodding in the world of electric cars, but one aspect that's already taking off is electric vehicle racing. We've seen Think... read more September 22, 2010 by 1

Eko ET-120 hybrid two-wheeler, from Bangalore, India

World's First Hybrid Motorcycle To Launch In India

We don't cover electric two-wheelers much here at They're not cars, and while millions are sold each year in China, we don't see many of them in the... read more December 21, 2009 by 10

Zero DS Motorcycle

VIDEO: Zero Motorcycles Launches Dual Sport Electric Bike

Zero Motorcycles has unveiled their new "dual sport" bike designed to take on dirt trails and smooth pavement. Marketed as a zero-emissions motorcycle that can go anywhere... read more July 30, 2009 by 2

Honda Shadow motorcycle, brand-new, with straight pipes, by Flickr user Jess_Anderson

California To Require Emissions Testing for Some Motorcycles

California was the first state to regulate automotive emissions, due to horrific smog in the Los Angeles basin dating back to the 1920s. And the state has been at forefront... read more May 7, 2009 by 6

Mission One EV

God's Gift to Electric Motorcycles: Mission One EV Sport Bike

What happens when a Tesla Motors castoff and an award winning industrial designer join for a brainpower tryst? A freaking fast electric motorcycle is born. Mission Motors... read more February 5, 2009 by 1


Honda Says it Will Launch an Electric Motorcyle in Two Years

Motorcycles due to their small size are all ready fuel efficient vehicles. The addition of an electric drivetrain seems ideal considering how little energy will need to be... read more December 20, 2008 by 0



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